Asthisamharakadi Churna

Asthisamharakadi Churna (also called Asthisamharaka Choornam) is used for enhancing the recovery process in bone fracture and joint dislocation. After surgical treatment of these conditions, Asthisamharaka Churna is used for accelerating fracture healing and strengthening the surrounding supportive structures. This combination of herbs is more effective than Cissus Quadrangularis alone. It is first described in Bhaishajya Ratnavali.

Asthisamharakadi Churna increases the rate of the proliferative physiological process and promotes osteoblastic proliferation in the bone, which speeds up healing process from a fracture. It improves mineralization of the bone, so it is also beneficial in weakened bones or osteoporosis. It restores the strength of the joint in case of joint dislocation. For best results, it can be used along with Gandha Thailam. The combination of these ayurvedic medicines also helps to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation.

Ingredients (Composition)

Hadjod (Asthisamharaka) – Cissus Quadrangularis25%
Gehun Satva – Whole Wheat Extract25%
Laksha (Lac) – Laccifer Lacca25%
Arjuna – Terminalia Arjuna Bark25%
Reference: Bhaishajya Ratnavali, Chapter 49, BHAGAN ROGA CHIKITSA, Verse 9

Medicinal Properties

  1. Strengthen bones and joints
  2. Accelerate the rate of fracture healing
  3. Enhance healing from joint dislocation
  4. Increases bone mineral density
  5. Analgesic – painkiller
  6. Anti-inflammatory

Therapeutic Indications

  • Bone Fracture
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Weakened bones and Osteoporosis

Dosage & Administration

The standard dosage of Asthisamharakadi Churna is 4 to 6 grams twice daily for adults.

Children (Above 5 years)2 to 3 grams
Adults4 to 6 grams
Maximum Possible Dosage12 grams ml per Day (in divided doses)

How to Take Asthisamharakadi Churna

Doses (how many times should I take Asthisamharakadi Churna?)2 Times a day
Right Time (When should I take Asthisamharakadi Churna?)After meal
AdjuvantMix it with doubled amount of Cow’s Ghee. Then take it with a cup of milk.

Safety Profile

Asthisamharakadi Churna contains all ingredients in their natural form and a balanced preparation. It is likely safe to consume in an appropriate dosage recommended above in the table.

Asthisamharakadi Churna Side Effects

There are no side effects reported with the use of Asthisamharakadi Churna.

Also Read:  Lakshadi Guggul and Abha Guggul – these medicines are used for same purpose to improve bone and joint strength.

Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.

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